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STRUCK, HERMANN (1876-1944) (Artist), Holitscher, Arthur (Text)
Hans Heinrich Tillgner Verlag., 1922. 36pp. with 20 etchings of America from the Brooklyn Bridge to palm trees in California. Large 4to. With vellum spine over boards. One of 300 copies signed on the colophon by the artist. Binding and interior of book in fine condition. Double folded pages (uncut) printed on only one side. In perfect condition. Hayyin Aharon ben David was born and educated in Berlin. He was an etcher, lithographer and painter. He was an early Zionist, traveling to Palestine as early as 1903 and settling in Haifa in 1923. In 1915 he enlisted in the German army and served in (Polish, Lithuanian, Latvian, and White Russian) Russia. While there during the war, he produced a large number of prints with subject matter that included: the landscapes of the small towns inhabited by Jews; Jewish character studies and studies of German officers and enlisted men as they went about their housekeeping duties and leisure-time activities on the war front. Struck was best known as an etcher, having written a standard text on the subject and taught graphic technique to a number of artists, among them Chagall, Lieberman and Corinth.
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